is a city located in Grand Forks County, North Dakota
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 49,321. It is the county seat
of Grand Forks County6
Geography\nGrand Forks is located at 47°54'44" North, 97°3'17" West (47.912326, -97.054860)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 49.9 km²
). 49.8 km² (19.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 49,321 people, 19,677 households, and 11,058 families residing in the city. The population density
is 989.8/km² (2,563.0/mi²). There are 20,838 housing units at an average density of 418.2/km² (1,082.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.35% White, 0.86% African American
, 2.75% Native American
, 0.96% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 1.87% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 19,677 households out of which 28.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% are married couples living together, 10.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 43.8% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.96.
In the city the population is spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 22.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $34,194, and the median income for a family is $47,491. Males have a median income of $30,703 versus $21,573 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,395. 14.6% of the population and 9.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.6% are under the age of 18 and 7.7% are 65 or older.